The first table below looks at the demand for PABX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 537 534 524
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing PABX 12 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.011% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.078% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £295 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £355 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £363 £178
% change year-on-year
-62.75% +104.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-63.88% +148.27%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6525 6394 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.69% 14.03% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 3335 3628
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 486 623
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.75 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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PABX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PABX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PABX Jobs Demand Trend in England

PABX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PABX across the England region.

PABX Daily Rate Trend in England

PABX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PABX across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

PABX Daily Rate Histogram in England

PABX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PABX across the England region.

PABX Hourly Rate Trend in England

PABX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 6 £400 - 1
South East -12 2 - - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £160 -55.86%
South West -25 1 £250 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PABX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PABX.

1 14 (56.00%) VoIP
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) DHCP
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) CCNA
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (16.00%) XenApp
8 4 (16.00%) IVR
8 4 (16.00%) Handset
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Document Management
8 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (16.00%) Statistics
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.00%) ISDN
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) Intranet

PABX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PABX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PABX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) VoIP
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) ISDN
6 4 (16.00%) Intranet
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) PSTN
7 3 (12.00%) H.323
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (8.00%) PBX
9 1 (4.00%) SMS
9 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Technician
2 5 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Support Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Technician
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
1 4 (16.00%) Handset
1 4 (16.00%) IVR
1 4 (16.00%) Statistics
1 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) CCTV
4 1 (4.00%) SCADA
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (16.00%) Document Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Siemens
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) Verint
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Nortel
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) CA